Sunday, 4 March 2012

Private Tony Frank

Born on 1 November 1888 in Italy - husband of Amy Frank, Ottawa, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address same as wife, trade as contractor, married, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 3 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, light brown eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 28 May 1915 (number 410738) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 9 or 10 April 1917 - invalided to England on 11 April 1917.

Died on 11 April 1949 - buried in Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario.

(image taken in Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario).

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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